By Norman Franks
Designed in an exceptional rush on the finish of 1917 simply in time to participate within the German common fighter pageant held in January/February 1918, the D VII simply walked away with first prize. As Germanys superior fighter unit, von Richthofens JG I (led through Hermann Göring within the wake of the 'Red Baron's' contemporary loss of life) bought the 1st examples of the D VII to arrive the frontline in overdue April. equipped to oppose the hot iteration of French SPAD XIIIs and British SE 5as and Camel warring parties, the D VII was once arguably the simplest all-round struggling with scout of the nice battle.
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